About the Author
GLENN T. SEABORG, PhD, was a Professor of Chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley, and cofounder and chairman of the Lawrence Hall of Science. He is credited with discovering ten new elements, including plutonium and one that now bears his name, seaborgium. In 1951, Dr. Seaborg and his colleague Edwin McMillan were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for research into transuranium elements.
WALTER LOVELAND, PhD, is a Professor of Chemistry at Oregon State University. In 2003, Loveland and his colleagues experimentally confirmed the discovery of element 110. In 2014, he received the Glenn T. Seaborg Award of the American Chemical Society.